Funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency.
Locally operated by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 602-294-6087
The Phoenix MBDA Center is dedicated to you and your business growth needs. We've been around since 1997, and won several awards for being one of the leading MBDA Business Centers in the nation. But, our most important win is making you a happy and growing client. The Center's goal is to create a generation of minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) generating $100 million in annual revenues focusing on maximizing job creation and global competitiveness. The success of MBEs is anticipated to have a significant impact on employment and the tax base in their communities, and positive economic impact throughout the nation.
We assist Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) clients in achieving higher levels of growth and competitiveness. While we serve all MBEs, target clients are firms with annual revenues of over $1,000,000; firms involved in high-growth industries (e.g., green technology, clean energy, health care, IT, infrastructure and broadband technology, among others); or firms with rapid growth potential.
The Phoenix MBDA Business Center services are geared towards capacity building, and job creation/retention resulting from facilitating contracts and financing for medium-sized minority businesses.
We provide technical business services including (but not limited to):
Qualifying MBE's must meet the guidelines set forth by the Minority Business Development Agency's (MBDA) minority standards which include, but not limited to the following: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Aleuts, Asian Pacific Americans, Asians Indians, Eskimos & Hasidic Jews.
Our mission is to foster the growth, expansion, & competitiveness of minority business enterprises (MBEs) by assuring access to credit, capital, markets, and consultation (Business & Professional) collateral, and other resources.
We provide Management and organizational consulting, plus:
Access to Capital
The MBDA Business Center in Phoenix helps its clients find financing for business growth. We have partnered with various lending institutions including community banks and micro-lenders to help meet the needs of clients at every level. We provide:
Access to Market:
We utilize our expansive network of strategic partners to provide greater opportunities and resources to our clients. The Center actively promotes individual minority businesses to these networks that include Chambers of Commerce, business and trade associations, corporations, local trade fairs, as well as state and local government agencies. In addition, we provide,